Ronda Mayor Victor Varela and other residents on Tuesday night asked the Ronda town board to help get property cleaned up, including a burned trailer near N.C. 268 East and Maple Street in Ronda.
Policies and procedures were the topic of a Ronda board meeting on Tuesday night when several issues discussed during a work session last week were challenged.
The location of a emergency generator, used for three Ronda pump stations when power goes out, was the topic of a heated discussion in a Ronda work session Tuesday night.
The filing period is still about six months away, but several members of the governing bodies of Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro said in interviews this (Monday) morning that they plan to seek re-election in the fall.
Leaders of the town and county governments in Wilkes, Wilkes Regional Medical Center and the Wilkes Economic Development Corp. shared some of their plans and goals for 2015.
Two major local educational initiatives, both designed to provide young people with skills for high-demand jobs, were among the top news stories in Wilkes County in 2014.
Policies for unpaid water bills were discussed during a Ronda work session beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday night.
Manuel Wood, a familiar face in Ronda politics, and Helen Porter, a newcomer to elected office, were named Ronda commissioners during a town board meeting Tuesday night.